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Death Toll Rises to 1,484 in China Quake

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The death toll has climbed to 1,484 from a devastating earthquake in northwest China's Qinghai Province, with another 312 still missing, rescuers said late Saturday.

As of 5:00 PM Saturday, the 7.1-magnitude quake, which struck the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu at 7:49 AM Wednesday, had also left 12,088 injured, 1,394 severely, a spokesman for the rescue headquarters told a press conference.1,484 in China quake.

(Xinhua News Agency April 18, 2010)